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IT Project Manager


Project and Programme Management
Poland - Krakow Office

About us

At Dyson, we demand the highest standard of performance from the technologies we engineer. Our people expect the same from the technology that supports them. We are a community that appreciates and advocates better engineering. A community of pioneers. In the same way that Dyson’s engineers better technology to solve problems others ignore, Global IT transforms the way Dyson does business through world-class and pioneering IT services and systems.

Dyson’s global IT RDD & NPI function has end-to-end accountability for the strategic roadmap, design, delivery, and support of many of the applications enabling Dysons global RDD and NPI teams and processes, with particular focus on early product research and development teams, the international research and engineering functions, robotics, and software development for teams located across 20+ sites in APAC, Europe, and China.

About the role

Reporting to the RDD & NPI IT Programme Manager you will be responsible for delivering medium complexity projects at pace for the global RDD, engineering, software development, and new product innovation (NPI) organisations, providing sound decision-making and calm leadership under pressure. This will include building high-performing project teams using matrix management to ensure that the team is effective in achieving project goals and securing business buy-in through effective stakeholder engagement and communications.


You will be able to ensure excellent financial stewardship by delivering predictable and reliable cost estimating, management, and forecasting whilst embedding quality across all aspects of the project to deliver successfully with no major issues at go live; this includes effective management of change, risks, assumptions, issues, and dependencies.


You will enable the growth and success of Dyson by working with teams inside and outside of IT to produce checkpoint reports and project highlight reports, upholding the IT project management methodology, looking for improvements to discuss with the Programme Manager whilst seeking out opportunities for innovation by identifying and leveraging delivery accelerators that improve the speed of delivery and/or the cost to serve.


You can develop your career at Dyson by creating and owning your professional and personal development plan, using the internal talent development framework to baseline your capabilities and identify stretch targets to build your career.


About you

-          At least 3 years of IT project management experience, ideally gained in consultancy or for an engineering/software development organisation

-          Proven ability to manage project budgets effectively and experience in financial reporting

-          Experience in successfully leading multi-disciplinary project teams across a range of locations and including at least one 3rd party organisation with offshore capabilities

-          Experience in delivering medium complexity projects with budgets up to £1m

-          Knowledge of multiple project management methodologies (Agile, Waterfall & Hybrid), backed up with the experience of applying at least one of them successfully in practice

-          Good knowledge and experience of all stages of the project and programme lifecycle, including the development of business cases, and mobilisation of projects

-          Experience with value tender/vendor selections



-          Performance-related bonus

-          Life assurance, accidental death, and dismemberment insurance

-          Pension scheme with competitive employer contributions

-          Recognition Program

-          Holiday Allowance


-          Free fruit delivered for office staff, free coffee, and tea

-          Cafeteria benefits, wellness programme, cinema tickets, multisport card, etc.

-          Dyson on-site canteen with discounted meals


-          Employee medical cover, with the opportunity to buy cover for family

-          Employee Assistance Program for employees and dependents

-          Reimbursement for costs of eyeglasses


Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make our technology so unique. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity.